ICC World Twenty20 - 10th match, Group D

New Zealand v South Africa

South Africa won by 1 run

Steyn to start off.

0.1

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, outside the off stump and he leaves it be for Boucher

0.2

Steyn to BB McCullum, no run, slower ball, still outside off, McCullum swings and misses

0.3

Steyn to BB McCullum, FOUR, bad ball, short, wide, and slapped over point for four

0.4

Steyn to BB McCullum, 1 run, good ball, pitches middle and off and seams away and McCullum pushes at it from his crease getting a thick outside edge wide of backward point

0.5

Steyn to Guptill, no run, good length and good shape away from Guptill, who leaves it be

0.6

Steyn to Guptill, 1 run, good length and good lift to Guptill, who pushes and edges past gully

New Zealand are away. Six off the first over.

End of over 1 (6 runs) New Zealand 6/0 (123 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 6.00, RRR: 6.47)
MJ Guptill    1* (2b)      DW Steyn    1-0-6-0
BB McCullum    5* (4b 1x4)     

Parnell has the ball. Left-arm over the stumps.

1.1

Parnell to Guptill, FOUR, too short and Guptill produces his preferred shot, the aerial swat over midwicket, waited on the back foot and went through the shot, good hands

1.2

Parnell to Guptill, 1 run, better ball, back of a length on the stumps and pushed to midwicket

1.3

Parnell to BB McCullum, FOUR, too short outside off stump and in a flash McCullum latches on to a pull shot, its not timed too perfection but he picks the gap and the ball races up the hill for four

1.4

Parnell to BB McCullum, no run, change of pace, fuller and shaping away to beat a tame flirt

1.5

Parnell to BB McCullum, FOUR, slammed! McCullum advances, Parnell tries to hold back the length but the captain's connected well, slashing that over point for four more

1.6

Parnell to BB McCullum, no run, lovely comeback, excellent ball! Parnell fines a perfect length, much closer to the stumps, and gets appreciable lift of the deck to beat McCullum, who gets squared up

McCullum has looked to unsettle Parnell by shuffling around.

End of over 2 (13 runs) New Zealand 19/0 (110 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 9.50, RRR: 6.11)
BB McCullum    13* (8b 3x4)      WD Parnell    1-0-13-0
MJ Guptill    6* (4b 1x4)      DW Steyn    1-0-6-0

2.1

Steyn to Guptill, OUT, easy catch for mid-on! Steyn hurries the ball on to Guptill, who gets up and tries his favorite paddle pull over midwicket but makes a meal of it and Roelof gobbles it

MJ Guptill c van der Merwe b Steyn 6 (8m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

Early strike for Steyn. South Africa are celebrating. Out walks Neil Broom at one-drop.

2.2

Steyn to Broom, 1 run, full and swinging in, Broom clips it to Roelof and opens his account

Fine leg comes up. Deep point drops back.

2.3

Steyn to BB McCullum, 1 run, good length outside off and he glides it past backward point for one

2.4

Steyn to Broom, no run, good ball, hits a length and commits Broom to the front foot, defending

2.5

Steyn to Broom, no run, bouncer this time, gets Broom ducking as it sails over his left shoulder

2.6

Steyn to Broom, no run, another short-pitched one, now Broom looks to pull but can't connect

Steyn has been fast and accurate. Guptill tried to pull a ball that was too full and paid the price.

End of over 3 (2 runs) New Zealand 21/1 (108 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 7.00, RRR: 6.35)
NT Broom    1* (4b)      DW Steyn    2-0-8-1
BB McCullum    14* (9b 3x4)      WD Parnell    1-0-13-0

Kallis leaves second slip and gets the ball.

3.1

Kallis to BB McCullum, FOUR, and he's greeted by a spanking shot, just drops it on a length and McCullum makes room to free the arms and put the ball away wide of extra cover

3.2

Kallis to BB McCullum, 1 run, better ball, back of a length and cramping McCullum who dabs to point

3.3

Kallis to Broom, OUT, oh well held Kallis! A good reflex catch from the big man, running forward and diving to take a failed attempt to pull a short ball, it just lobs up off the shoulder of the bat and Kallis plucks it an inch off the ground

NT Broom c & b Kallis 1 (4m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

Broom was cramped on the pull as the ball got big on him. Good stuff from Kallis. Here's Taylor.

3.4

Kallis to Taylor, 1 wide, short ball strays down leg stump, Taylor ducks and wide is called

3.4

Kallis to Taylor, no run, fuller in length, pitches outside off stump and shapes back in sharply, Taylor opts to shoulder arms and the ball cuts back close to the top of off stump

3.5

Kallis to Taylor, no run, holds back the length, Taylor gets tall and forces it to cover-point

Its a plan to dig it in short but Kallis is getting carried away.

3.6

Kallis to Taylor, 1 wide, another errant short-pitched ball, too wide down the leg stump

3.6

Kallis to Taylor, no run, short of a length, slants in, Taylor gets cramped and punches to point

A busy over from Kallis. Good pace, hustling the batsmen. New Zealand are 28 for 2.

End of over 4 (7 runs) New Zealand 28/2 (101 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 7.00, RRR: 6.31)
LRPL Taylor    0* (3b)      JH Kallis    1-0-7-1
BB McCullum    19* (11b 4x4)      DW Steyn    2-0-8-1

Its a six-three off-side field set for McCullum.

4.1

Parnell to BB McCullum, 1 run, pitches on a length, seams away, McCullum spots the movement as he gets back and then just dabs the ball to cover and sets off for the quick single

4.2

Parnell to Taylor, 1 run, lands just outside leg, Taylor gets up and tucks the ball to midwicket

4.3

Parnell to BB McCullum, 1 run, much fuller from Parnell, almost nailing the yorker but McCullum plays it well to jam it out towards cover

4.4

Parnell to Taylor, no run, sharp pace and movement back in after the ball pitches on a good length, Taylor is waiting on the back foot and gets surprised by the bite, taking the ball on the glove

4.5

Parnell to Taylor, no run, fuller length, off stumps or thereabouts, and Taylor plays it back to Parnell

4.6

Parnell to Taylor, no run, straighter delivery, sits up and Taylor, trying to shuffle across and dab the ball to the on side, cannot time it and the ball drops near his feet

Good over from Parnell. Seems to have located his radar.

End of over 5 (3 runs) New Zealand 31/2 (98 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 6.20, RRR: 6.53)
LRPL Taylor    1* (7b)      WD Parnell    2-0-16-0
BB McCullum    21* (13b 4x4)      JH Kallis    1-0-7-1

5.1

Kallis to BB McCullum, no run, a bit short but McCullum can only pick out the man at backward point

5.2

Kallis to BB McCullum, 1 run, hops away to the leg side, Kallis follows him with one short of a length and McCullum guides the ball to backward point, actually just to Gibbs' left side

5.3

Kallis to Taylor, 1 run, hits a length and cuts back and Taylor gets in line to turn it fine

5.4

Kallis to BB McCullum, 1 wide, short ball down the leg side, McCullum pulls and misses

5.4

Kallis to BB McCullum, no run, pitches back of a length, nips in, gets in line and defends it back, the ball rolls to the left side of Kallis

5.5

Kallis to BB McCullum, no run, back of a length and defended to the off side

5.6

Kallis to BB McCullum, 1 run, fuller and straighter and bunted down the ground for a single

End of over 6 (4 runs) New Zealand 35/2 (94 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 5.83, RRR: 6.71)
BB McCullum    23* (18b 4x4)      JH Kallis    2-0-11-1
LRPL Taylor    2* (8b)      WD Parnell    2-0-16-0

Change in the attack. The Powerplay is over and predictably Smith turns to spin in the form of Botha.

6.1

Botha to BB McCullum, no run, tosses it up outside off, McCullum defends with an inside edge

6.2

Botha to BB McCullum, 1 run, flatter ball, McCullum pushes off the front foot to cover

6.3

Botha to Taylor, no run, shorter ball spins down the pads and he works it to square leg

6.4

Botha to Taylor, no run, good ball, fired in and Taylor jams it back to Botha

6.5

Botha to Taylor, 1 run, flights it this time, and slows the pace and gets some good dip, Taylor squeezes it to backward point

6.6

Botha to BB McCullum, 1 run, spins back in off a length and McCullum steers it square for a single

End of over 7 (3 runs) New Zealand 38/2 (91 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 5.42, RRR: 7.00)
BB McCullum    25* (21b 4x4)      J Botha    1-0-3-0
LRPL Taylor    3* (11b)      JH Kallis    2-0-11-1

7.1

Kallis to BB McCullum, no run, short of a length, slants in, McCullum is cramped and defends to cover

7.2

Kallis to BB McCullum, 1 run, makes room and advances to cut a short ball to cover, where there's a fumble to allow a single to McCullum

7.3

Kallis to Taylor, no run, back of a length, Taylor gets up on the toes and punches to cover

7.4

Kallis to Taylor, FOUR, now he errs with a drivable length outside off stump and in a flash Taylor latches on to it, driving on the rise through extra cover, the best way to deal with those

7.5

Kallis to Taylor, no run, slower ball, nearly a yorker but a bit too full, Taylor clears his leg and goes for the big shot but mistimes it and Gibbs intercepts at short cover

7.6

Kallis to Taylor, 1 run, full again, aiming for the yorker, Taylor again clears his leg and heaves, looking midwicket but settling for an inside edge to fine leg

Kallis has predominantly been bowling back of a length, not allowing room to drive. After allowing a four he tried for full and straight.

End of over 8 (6 runs) New Zealand 44/2 (85 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 5.50, RRR: 7.08)
LRPL Taylor    8* (15b 1x4)      JH Kallis    3-0-17-1
BB McCullum    26* (23b 4x4)      J Botha    1-0-3-0

8.1

Botha to Taylor, no run, full and quick delivery which Taylor pushes back to the bowler

8.2

Botha to Taylor, 1 run, slower and fuller and he drives of the toe end of the bat past cover

8.3

Botha to BB McCullum, 1 run, slower ball, tossed up on the stumps, drives it down the ground

8.4

Botha to Taylor, 1 run, tossed up again and he pushes the ball away for one

8.5

Botha to BB McCullum, 1 run, slower ball on middle and leg, he gets across and clips it

8.6

Botha to Taylor, FOUR, bad ball, full toss down leg stump and he puts it away with a pull well over square leg and it beats the man in the deep

End of over 9 (8 runs) New Zealand 52/2 (77 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 5.77, RRR: 7.00)
LRPL Taylor    14* (19b 2x4)      J Botha    2-0-11-0
BB McCullum    28* (25b 4x4)      JH Kallis    3-0-17-1

Smith turns to Albie.

9.1

Morkel to BB McCullum, no run, back of a length and he gets up and punches to Gibbs at cover

9.2

Morkel to BB McCullum, no run, much fuller this time, McCullum drives but Gibbs dives at cover

9.3

Morkel to BB McCullum, 3 runs, makes room and gets under a length ball, driving high over extra cover, the ball drops in the deep and Kallis dives to save runs, Duminy collects and throws it back

9.4

Morkel to Taylor, no run, full toss but Taylor cant dispatch it, instead picking out point

Third man comes up. The man at midwicket drops back.

9.5

Morkel to Taylor, 1 run, well bowled, a good yorker that gets Taylor a single to mid-off

9.6

Morkel to BB McCullum, 1 run, serves up a full toss and gets away with it as McCullum just slaps it to cover, that was a bad ball that needed to be put away but he failed to

End of over 10 (5 runs) New Zealand 57/2 (72 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 5.70, RRR: 7.20)
BB McCullum    32* (29b 4x4)      JA Morkel    1-0-5-0
LRPL Taylor    15* (21b 2x4)      J Botha    2-0-11-0

Roelof comes on for some left-arm spin. New Zealand are 57 for 2 after ten overs.

10.1

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, 1 run, pitches it wide of the pads, McCullum works it past square leg

10.2

van der Merwe to Taylor, 1 run, again it drifts down the pads so Taylor gets a single to the deep

10.3

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, no run, flatter ball down leg stump, this one gets some turn and McCullum gets a leading edge to the off side, safely in the end as it wasn't in the air

10.4

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, 1 run, tossed up, he gets over it and drives to the off side

10.5

van der Merwe to Taylor, no run, straighter ball, pitches middle and leg and Taylor drives it back

10.6

van der Merwe to Taylor, 2 runs, slow ball on the pads, Taylor turns it wide of square leg, runs one and turns for the second, Kallis swoops in and lets go of the ball in a hurry and its right over the stumps, Boucher collects and breaks them and after a referral its ruled in favor of Taylor, who hurried and stretched his bat out ... now it looks like he's pulled a hamstring

Yes, Taylor is in pain. He has a word with the physio. Doesn't look like he's called for a runner. The last thing New Zealand need is for Taylor to pull up injured. They already have four men rendered hors de combat. Three of them had to sit out this match. Now Guptill comes out as runner.

End of over 11 (5 runs) New Zealand 62/2 (67 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 5.63, RRR: 7.44)
LRPL Taylor    18* (24b 2x4)      RE van der Merwe    1-0-5-0
BB McCullum    34* (32b 4x4)      JA Morkel    1-0-5-0

11.1

Morkel to BB McCullum, 1 run, full and he comes forward, pushing the ball past cover for one

11.2

Morkel to Taylor, 1 run, very full and straight, driven back and he stops with one hand then it spills out and the batsmen cross for a quick single

11.3

Morkel to BB McCullum, no run, a bit wide, McCullum cuts but straight to backward point

11.4

Morkel to BB McCullum, FOUR, super shot from McCullum, just picks the length of the ball and drives in the air past extra cover, gave himself a fraction of space and it paid off superbly for him

11.5

Morkel to BB McCullum, 2 runs, another firm drive through extra cover, not as well timed and Kallis cuts it off in the deep and throw the ball back, Guptill compliments his captain with good running

11.6

Morkel to BB McCullum, 1 run, gets the yorker-length right but McCullum is also up to the task, making room and squeezing the ball wide of cover and point, thats very well played

End of over 12 (9 runs) New Zealand 71/2 (58 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 5.91, RRR: 7.25)
BB McCullum    42* (37b 5x4)      JA Morkel    2-0-14-0
LRPL Taylor    19* (25b 2x4)      RE van der Merwe    1-0-5-0

12.1

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, 2 runs, spins away from off stump, McCullum rocks back to cut it from on top of off stump and into the gap behind point on the off side

12.2

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, no run, slides down the leg stump and raps the pads as McCullum presses forward, there's a muted appeal from the bowler

12.3

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, no run, spots McCullum shuffling, slows the pace to draw a steer to point

12.4

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, 1 run, again he moves around and this time manages to pick the gap at point

12.5

van der Merwe to Taylor, 1 run, slower ball, slides down Taylor's pads and he nudges a single

12.6

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, no run, drifts down again but McCullum can't get sufficient bat on ball

Roelof has done well here. Checked runs. Varied his pace. Hard to pick off.

End of over 13 (4 runs) New Zealand 75/2 (54 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 5.76, RRR: 7.71)
BB McCullum    45* (42b 5x4)      RE van der Merwe    2-0-9-0
LRPL Taylor    20* (26b 2x4)      JA Morkel    2-0-14-0

Smith turns to his strike bowler, Steyn. Has a chat with him. Fine is called up.

13.1

Steyn to Taylor, no run, good stuff, straight outside off stump, Taylor chases and misses

13.2

Steyn to Taylor, 1 run, good bowling, lovely yorker on middle and off and somehow Taylor manages to squeeze it off the edge of his bat and down to third man for a single

The asking rate is inching away.

13.3

Steyn to BB McCullum, 1 run, good shot, connects with the cut to a shorter ball and beats cover

13.4

Steyn to Taylor, 1 run, lovely bowling from Steyn, just persists with that yorker length just outside off stump and it draws an inside edge from Taylor, and they cross for a single

13.5

Steyn to BB McCullum, 2 runs, gets back and steers a shorter ball behind point by some distance, Roelof slides at third man to stop the ball

13.6

Steyn to BB McCullum, 1 run, aims for a yorker but serves up a full toss that McCullum pushes to extra cover, where Gibbs is lighting fast and released the ball in a flash

End of over 14 (6 runs) New Zealand 81/2 (48 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 5.78, RRR: 8.00)
BB McCullum    49* (45b 5x4)      DW Steyn    3-0-14-1
LRPL Taylor    22* (29b 2x4)      RE van der Merwe    2-0-9-0

Good over from Steyn has set New Zealand back a bit. Roelof will continue.

14.1

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, 1 run, there's his half-century, just picked a single off his pads

14.2

van der Merwe to Taylor, no run, big heave across the line but no connection with bat

14.3

van der Merwe to Taylor, OUT, and he's gone right through Taylor, clattering the stumps with a full and straight delivery, he's been struggling to time the ball with the hamstring and swings and misses

LRPL Taylor b van der Merwe 22 (44m 31b 2x4 0x6) SR: 70.96

Oram walks out. New Zealand need 47 from 33 balls. Oram needs to click today.

14.4

van der Merwe to Oram, 1 run, slower ball on middle and leg, Oram chips in the air wide of mid-on

14.5

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, no run, flatter ball, pitches and turns away, he makes room and cuts to point

14.6

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, no run, good ball, quicker and beats batsman and wicketkeeper

Crucial over that from Roelof. Pegs New Zealand back further. Tempted Taylor with a full one.

End of over 15 (2 runs) New Zealand 83/3 (46 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 5.53, RRR: 9.20)
BB McCullum    50* (48b 5x4)      RE van der Merwe    3-0-11-1
JDP Oram    1* (1b)      DW Steyn    3-0-14-1

15.1

Botha to Oram, 1 run, pitched up and he drives past cover out to Parnell

15.2

Botha to BB McCullum, FOUR, crucial runs from McCullum, making room and going inside out over extra cover, there was no one as sweeper and McCullum picked his spot really well

15.3

Botha to BB McCullum, 1 run, now he unfurls a reverse sweep down to third man for a single

15.4

Botha to Oram, no run, well bowled, sees Oram making room and fires it in to get him defending

15.5

Botha to Oram, no run, flat down the leg stump and Oram works it away to the fielder

15.6

Botha to Oram, no run, smart man Botha, sees Oram backing away to go inside out with an inviting gap at extra cover and again spears it in, Oram drives but cannot beat Botha himself

Another crucial over for South Africa.

End of over 16 (6 runs) New Zealand 89/3 (40 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 5.56, RRR: 10.00)
JDP Oram    2* (5b)      J Botha    3-0-17-0
BB McCullum    55* (50b 6x4)      RE van der Merwe    3-0-11-1

16.1

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, no run, pushes the ball to point, then sends Oram back as AB swoops inn

16.2

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, 1 run, uses his feet and drives the ball to extra cover for one

16.3

van der Merwe to Oram, 1 run, clears the front leg and heaves over midwicket, Botha is out in the deep and collects the ball on the bounce

16.4

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, 1 run, backs away and dabs a flatter ball to point for a quick single

Roelof changes the angle, coming around the stumps ...

16.5

van der Merwe to Oram, 1 leg bye, goes for a reverse sweep and misses, Roelof appeals and falls over as he does so, the ball pitches just outside off stump and Oram gets a leg bye for his hard work

16.6

van der Merwe to BB McCullum, OUT, he's got the dangerman! McCullum waltzes out and goes for another shot over extra cover but plays all over the ball and Boucher stumps him by a country mile

BB McCullum st †Boucher b van der Merwe 57 (74m 54b 6x4 0x6) SR: 105.55

This has been outstanding work from Roelof. Four overs, two for fourteen. Here's Styris.

End of over 17 (4 runs) New Zealand 93/4 (36 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 5.47, RRR: 12.00)
     RE van der Merwe    4-0-14-2
JDP Oram    3* (7b)      J Botha    3-0-17-0

Oram takes guard. Parnell comes back.

17.1

Parnell to Oram, FOUR, full toss just on off stump and Oram backs away to thump that excellently past cover and it beats the man in the deep too, how crucial is that shot?

17.2

Parnell to Oram, 1 run, much better from Parnell, a good yorker that Oram digs out to cover

17.3

Parnell to Styris, no run, bounces him outside leg stump, Styris pulls and misses, so close to being called a wide and I'm not sure why it wasn't, didn't make contact with glove or anything

17.4

Parnell to Styris, 2 runs, now he goes full and wide and Styris squeezes it off the toe end of the bat just into the gap at backward point and runs hard to come back for a second

17.5

Parnell to Styris, 1 run, smart delivery from young Parnell, gets a yorker just outside off stump which Styris can only dab to cover and set off for

17.6

Parnell to Oram, 1 run, full on middle and off, Oram makes room and drives to long-off

End of over 18 (9 runs) New Zealand 102/4 (27 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 5.66, RRR: 13.50)
JDP Oram    9* (10b 1x4)      WD Parnell    3-0-25-0
SB Styris    3* (3b)      RE van der Merwe    4-0-14-2

Smith has a long chat with Steyn. South Africa have done excellently here. Game on.

18.1

Steyn to Oram, 2 runs, pitches it up just outside off stump, Oram gets bat on ball and pierces the gap at cover, runs hard and gets back for the second, good running from him and Styris

18.2

Steyn to Oram, 1 wide, loose delivery, wide full toss outside off stump, Oram leaves it be, Boucher collects and then makes a face as the umpire signals wide

18.2

Steyn to Oram, 4 byes, safest place to score runs! Steyn bowls a good ball, a yorker-length ball just outside off stump, beats the bat and then kicks up over Boucher for four leg byes, thats amazing

18.3

Steyn to Oram, 1 run, full and straight, more of a length this time and Oram swings past midwicket

Three men in the circle ...

18.4

Steyn to Styris, 1 wide, another wide ball, slower one well outside off stump, whats Steyn doing?

Smith beckons fine leg and midwicket closer. Third man goes back.

18.4

Steyn to Styris, no run, good ball, full outside off stump and it beats the bat as well

18.5

Steyn to Styris, 2 runs, low full toss which Styris swings off the lower half of the bat down past mid-on, runs hard and wants the second and gets it too even as AB gives chase and doesn't gather well

18.6

Steyn to Styris, 1 run, full and wide, Styris chases it and gets a thick outside edge down to the man doing duty at third man

End of over 19 (12 runs) New Zealand 114/4 (15 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 6.00, RRR: 15.00)
SB Styris    6* (6b)      DW Steyn    4-0-22-1
JDP Oram    12* (13b 1x4)      WD Parnell    3-0-25-0

New Zealand need 15 from six . They managed 12 from the last one. Tension, tension. Parnell will bowl the last over. The crowd is on edge. Styris on strike.

19.1

Parnell to Styris, 1 run, aims for leg stump but cannot get it, Styris heaves and gets an inside edge down to fine leg

19.2

Parnell to Oram, 2 runs, well bowled, again Parnell looks to take out leg stump, not where he wanted but it cramps Oram for room and he clips the ball past midwicket and gets two

19.3

Parnell to Oram, 2 runs, full toss on leg stump but Oram fails to put it away, just swinging it past midwicket for a couple more, but what he needs is a boundary from somewhere

19.4

Parnell to Oram, 2 runs, oh he's dropped it and Oram gets two! Parnell serves up another full toss, Oram clubs it over mid-off, Kallis runs in and dives full stretch but lets the ball slip out, how crucial is that now?

19.5

Parnell to Oram, FOUR, oh oh ho! Four to fine leg! Parnell bowls it full, Oram swings and gets an inside edge well wide of Boucher and with fine leg up thats a boundary

New Zealand need four from one ball. Can they do it?

19.6

Parnell to Oram, 2 runs, OUT, and South Africa have won by a run! Its a good ball, full and straight as it should be, Oram backs away and swings it along the ground down to long-on, he and Styris run two, then as Parnell fumbles the collection Styris charges down for an utterly nonexistent third run and gets shooed back, by which time Smith collects the ball from cover and does the rest

JDP Oram run out 24 (27m 18b 2x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

Whew. What a finish. South Africa remain unbeaten and top Group D. They made a modest score but rallied superbly in the field. Brendon McCullum got a half-century but never threatened to step on the gas. Whenever New Zealand started to form a stand South Africa snapped it. South Africa held their nerve and bowled really well, applying and keeping the pressure on New Zealand. A pleasing win for them.

Roelof gets the Man of the Match award. A good day at the office for him.

So thats it from all of us. Hope you enjoyed the coverage. Thanks for tuning in. Bye for now!

End of over 20 (13 runs) New Zealand 127/5 (2 runs required)
     WD Parnell    4-0-38-0
SB Styris    7* (7b)      DW Steyn    4-0-22-1
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India v South Africa at Nottingham - Jun 16, 2009
South Africa won by 12 runs
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Nottingham - Jun 16, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 48 runs
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Jun 9, 2009

A view of the press box at Lord's, New Zealand v South Africa, ICC World Twenty20, Group D, Lord's, June 9, 2009

A view of the press box at Lord's

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Jun 9, 2009

South African players celebrate after their win over New Zealand, New Zealand v South Africa, ICC World Twenty20, Group D, Lord's, June 9, 2009

South African players celebrate after their win over New Zealand

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